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    Breast Cancer Care in the Community

    Mass General Cancer Center’s Dr. Bev Moy talks about the Cancer Center’s goal to provide the best possible care for all patients – either at the main campus in Boston or out in the community.

    • patient story

    The Story Project: Nikki Schindler and Family

    Nikki Schindler was just 10 years old when she was diagnosed with a Medulloblastoma, a rare form of brain cancer. Since then, Nikki has used her voice to advocate and raise funds for childhood cancer research.

    • news

    Immunity to Commensal Virome Blocks Cancer

    In an October 2019 paper published in Nature, Strickley, Messerschmidt et al. investigated the role commensal human papillomaviruses (HPVs) play in the development of skin cancer. Using a novel skin colonization model, they show that adaptive immunity against papillomavirus infection is able to protect the host from developing cancer.

    • press release

    Immune response against skin dwelling viruses prevents cancer

    Immune response against skin dwelling viruses prevents cancer. Immune response against skin dwelling viruses prevents cancer. BOSTON – Viruses get a bad rap as potential cancer-causers, but at least one class of viruses that commonly live on human

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